ANTIQUE MONGOLIAN DEMON PUPPET
Origin: Northern China or Mongolia (Provenance: Acquired from an old collection of Asian Art in West Palm Beach Florida)
Period/Date: Likely circa 1930's, possibly older
Materials: wood, lacquer paint, silk, thread, mirror, animal fur and hair
Description: This expressive demon puppet is even older in person than the photos suggest. It is a rod style puppet and is presented on a metal display stand. It retains its original embroidered robe with some minor loss here and there. In good condition with some areas of chipped paint mostly on the chin.
Dimensions: Height 20" (51 cm), Width 7" (18 cm)